By American College of Sports Medicine

ISBN-10: 0781768705

ISBN-13: 9780781768702

This moment version is designed to supply a source for workout clinicians operating with sufferers being affected by a large choice of persistent ailments and disabilities past cardiovascular and pulmonary illness, together with orthopedic, neurologic, metabolic, musculoskeletal, neoplastic, and immunodeficiency stipulations. Following the authors' specialist suggestion and illustrative case stories, readers will methods to paintings with those usually underserved populations via supplying them with workout review, prescription, supervision, schooling, and end result evaluate. each one bankruptcy, devoted to a selected sickness or affliction, supplies a fantastic knowing of epidemiology, pathophysiology, prognosis, and scientific and surgical treatments.

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Exercise can also be viewed as a treatment to improve physical functioning in this population. org Abel (56) showed that children with spastic diplegia and spastic hemiplegia could have significant strength gains in targeted muscles following a 6-week strength training program. In addition, they demonstrated that, with increased strength, these children had higher gait velocities with increased cadence, as well as an increase in the Gross Motor Function Measure with no increase in energy expenditure.

Poor functional strength and control of lower extremities. Propels wheelchair poorly with arms. Fair functional strength and moderate control in UE. Almost full functional strength in dominant UE. Propels wheelchair slowly with one or both arms. Moderate to severe involvement of lower limbs. Functional strength and minimal control problems in UE. Good functional strength; minimal control problems in UE. Usually ambulates with an assistive device. Moderate to minimal involvement of all four limbs and trunk (typically athetoid); competes without an assistive device.

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